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Because first responders usually live in the community affected by a disaster, Townsend said part of the issue is that they face challenges of their own. On Tuesday, he's due to visit Puerto Rico, where Maria killed at least sixteen people and left numerous island's 3.4 million residents without power and water.
  • United States sees no indication of denuclearization talks with DPRK

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    For now, the United States seems open to seeing what North Korea wants or is willing to talk about: "We haven't gotten that far yet", he said. The U.S. In its latest step to comply with the sanctions, China on Thursday ordered North Korean-owned businesses to close by early January. General Assembly in which he ridiculed Kim as "Rocket Man" on a "suicide mission".
  • Hurricane Lee remnants to usher in heavy rain and gales

    Hurricane Lee remnants to usher in heavy rain and gales

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    Weather experts have monitoring the massive tropical storm systems as they churn through the Atlantic Ocean towards the country. Britain is on course for heavy rain and gales during a turbulent weekend as remnants of Hurricanes Lee and Maria are picked up by a low pressure system moving across the Atlantic .
  • Trump offers help after Mexico quake

    Trump offers help after Mexico quake

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    The girl told rescuers that there were other students nearby, but she couldn't tell if they were alive, according to broadcaster Televisa . The girl, identified only as Frida Sofia, told rescuers that there were two other students almost, but she couldn't tell whether or not they were still alive, according to broadcaster Televisa .
  • Japan's defence chief warns of possible North Korea provocation on Oct 10

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    Moon said his government was accelerating work on three military programs: a pre-emptive strike system known as "Kill Chain" that would target North Korean missile sites; an air and missile defense system; and a program created to launch devastating strikes against North Korea's military and political leadership should it start a war.
  • Saudi Princess Nourah University to establish a women driving school

    Saudi Princess Nourah University to establish a women driving school

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    The female muftis will be chosen by a royal decree. The decree orders the formation of a ministerial body to give advice on the practicalities of the edict within 30 days and to ensure the full implementation of the order by June 2018. Plans are already in motion to get women behind the wheel in Saudi Arabia. "This is the right time to do the right thing;" Prince Khaled told reporters, adding that the decision was a "huge step forward" and that Saudi "society is ready".
  • Trump's visit to Philippines confirmed

    Trump's visit to Philippines confirmed

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    Donald Trump will visit Asia for the first time since becoming president in a tour that will see him "confront the North Korean threat", the White House said. In a statement on Saturday, Malacañang said President Rodrigo Duterte is looking forward to welcoming Trump. China president Xi Jinping met Trump at the latter's Mar-a-lago beach resort in Florida in July.
  • Russian Federation says ready to work with North Korea to resolve missile crisis

    Russian Federation says ready to work with North Korea to resolve missile crisis

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    Referring to Kim Jong-Un as "Rocket Man", President Trump threatened that he would "totally destroy" North Korea , in order to defend the USA or its allies. The representative of Korea also denounced the American leader that he has signed the decree about introduction of sanctions against North Korea . China has long supported North Korea because it serves as a buffer from United States troops stationed in South Korea , but Barthelemy Courmont, a China specialist at the Institute ...
  • Ex Armyman from Assam Branded as 'Bangaldeshi'

    Ex Armyman from Assam Branded as 'Bangaldeshi'

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    On the accusation of being an illegal immigrant, he said, "If I were an illegal Bangladeshi, how could I serve the Indian army? ". Haque, who lives in Chayyagaon, 70 km from Guwahati , received a notice in September from the foreigner's tribunal, according to reports.
  • Thousands taking part in March for Choice rally

    Thousands taking part in March for Choice rally

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    As it stands, terminations are only permitted when the mother's life is at risk. However, women are allowed to travel overseas for termination, with around 4,000 coming to Britain every year for a legal abortion. The right to life remains a divisive issue, with pro-choice activists pressing for a more liberal system, similar to England where many Irish women travel to procure abortion services .
  • President Trump to travel to Asia

    President Trump to travel to Asia

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    In the Philippines, Trump will attend the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Meetings, scheduled from November 10-14 in Clark Field, Pampanga. Kim, in turn, has called Trump a "mentally deranged US". Japan and South Korea, the prominent USA allies in the region, are the immediate neighbours of North Korea .
  • Heavy police presence near Commonwealth Stadium, officers checking vehicles

    Heavy police presence near Commonwealth Stadium, officers checking vehicles

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    The vehicle struck a police officer, sending him "flying into the air 15ft". Officers said the policeman was on duty at a Edmonton Eskimos game before a auto rammed into a police vehicle. Finally, the UHaul truck flipped on Jasper Avenue - the driver was apprehended and is in custody. They added they did not believe the general public were at further risk.
  • Trump to travel to 5 countries in Asia in November

    Trump to travel to 5 countries in Asia in November

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    US President Donald Trump is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the ASEAN summit, slated to be held in Manila on November 13-14. In a statement on Saturday, Malacañang said President Rodrigo Duterte is looking forward to welcoming Trump.
  • Boris Johnson warns Theresa May Brexit transition can not exceed two years

    Boris Johnson warns Theresa May Brexit transition can not exceed two years

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    The moves come after members of the PM's inner circle were incensed by the latest attack on her authority by the Foreign Secretary, which came on the eve of the conference in Manchester. Party grandees including former Brexit minister David Jones today insist the Prime Minister should give formal notice that the United Kingdom will leave without a deal if "serious" talks on a free trade deal have not begun by the end of the year.
  • North Korea shows no interest in nuke talks

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    President Donald Trump exchange personal insults and threats of war with no sign of a diplomatic solution. It will be their third meeting, if they do indeed meet, after delegation-level talks in June in Washington D.C. He seemed confident that his deal-making skills could extend to nuclear disarmament, but at times talked about getting other powers - chiefly China and Iran - to deal with North Korea for him, because they would have more leverage.
  • Gov. Baker: National Guard unit heading to Puerto Rico

    Gov. Baker: National Guard unit heading to Puerto Rico

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    She upbraided acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke, who described the federal response as "a good news story". She ran for San Juan mayor in 2012 against incumbent Jorge Santini and won. Duke said she is aware people are suffering and "clearly the situation in Puerto Rico after the devastating hurricane is not satisfactory". The President is spending the weekend at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.
  • President Trump bashes mayor of San Juan for 'poor leadership ability'

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    Trump said the USA territory, which already was facing mounting debt and a shrinking economy, will need a costly recovery effort. But Bossert said a "business model" is being implemented in Puerto Rico where federal officials are now being stationed in local municipalities, including with mayors and water and electricity authorities, to ensure better communication.
  • 'Hamilton' creator to Trump: 'You're going straight to hell'

    'Hamilton' creator to Trump: 'You're going straight to hell'

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    She had described "our ability to reach people and the limited number of deaths" as the good news. "I'm sorry, but that really upsets me and frustrates me". Bossert added, "The president is already doing what it takes". Following Trump's tweets this morning, a senior White House official was asked whether the president will meet with Cruz when he visits the USA territory Tuesday.